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  • Report by U.N. panel probing Gaza war crimes postponed for 3 months

    March 9, 2015 | 3:20 pm

    The U.N. panel investigating possible war crimes during last summer’s Gaza conflict has received a three-month extension to present its report.

    The report of the Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza conflict was due to be published this month but was postponed to June,...

  • U.N. Gaza war inquiry to pursue work despite resignation

    February 3, 2015 | 8:27 am

    A United Nations inquiry into possible war crimes in the Gaza conflict will produce its report on time next month despite the resignation of its chairman, officials said on Tuesday, brushing aside a demand from Israel's prime minister to shelve it.

    Canadian academic William...

  • Clooney’s fiancee turns down U.N. commission

    August 12, 2014 | 1:24 pm

    Amal Alamuddin, the British attorney engaged to actor George Clooney, declined her nomination to serve on a U.N. panel investigating Israel for possible war crimes in Gaza.

    Alamuddin attributed her decision to “prior professional commitments,” she said, adding she “regrets that...

  • U.N. panel probing Israel to include George Clooney’s fiancee

    August 11, 2014 | 1:41 pm

    Amal Alamuddin, a British attorney and the fiancee of actor George Clooney, will serve on a U.N. commission investigating Israel for possible war crimes in Gaza.

    Alamuddin, who was the legal adviser to the prosecutor of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon and has represented...